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I want a build for solo boss or story in pve but i don’t know what is the best class for pve


  • Veprovina.4876Veprovina.4876 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I have a Revenant and a Warrior for Story and general PvE purposes and honestly they're both great!
    Warrior is a bit easier since you don't have to think about energy management.

  • Ty for the answer, but what is the best for solo?

  • Blackrystal.3508Blackrystal.3508 Member ✭✭
    edited January 1, 2021

    Because i have only one slot empty lol

  • Lan Deathrider.5910Lan Deathrider.5910 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I main warrior, and I've soloed the entire story with him. Pretty easy, just build some sustain into your build, take either Rampage or a CC set with you and you should be good to go. If Zerker then Headbutt + Wild Blow is all the CC you need.

  • Veprovina.4876Veprovina.4876 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Blackrystal.3508 said:
    Ty for the answer, but what is the best for solo?

    For solo, people tell me Condi Renegade in full viper's is like solo boss killer, but that's an elite of Revenant. I'm not sure you're asking for elites or not.
    Other than that, Berserker has some sick damage output with Axe/Axe and good CC on Mace/Mace. Pretty shqishy though.

    You can solo main story with any class though, i did it with my Mesmer. It's not that hard. HoT boss is a bit hard but other than that, all the story instances are created to be soloable.

  • Virdo.1540Virdo.1540 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited January 1, 2021

    Both classes are strong in PvE.

    Warriors and Revenants have good builds and are both able to solo almost everything (story definitely 100%)
    Revenants have a little energy management, but shouldnt be a problem when learning it from scrap.
    Both classes have access to a ton of sustain.

    But in my opinion, if you are going for endgame pve ,take warrior.

    Revenant has 4 valid builds:
    -Condition-Renegade (hard rotation) but very high damage
    -Alacrity(boon)-Renegade simply for alacrity with underwhelming damage
    -Heal-Renegade- strong healing + alacrity-boon ,but low damage
    -Dps-boon-Herald, which is extremely hated by a big part of the community, even though its not that bad. (id say somewhere between mediocre-good)

    Warrior has 3 ways to play in the meta:
    Condition-Damage-Berserker, with very high damage
    Power-Damage-Warrior; can be played with core and both e-specs + very high dmg
    And banner warrior: This can be played as condition dps & power dps (with same gear, every espec or core warrior) ,just simply has banners packed in as skills. it has still very high damage and amazing buffs through the banners.

    The most used builds are definitely all warrior variants, then alacrity-renegade and condition-renegade. (May also be cuz warrior existed as a playable class way before Revenants got introduced)
    Herald and heal-renegade are almost nowhere to be found. Are still not bad though.

    Overall i also have to say, you have to find out which class is more fun to play for you.
    way back in the days i started as warrior, but quit after a while because warrior simply wasnt fun for me. Now im stuck with my herald for some years already & still have fun playing him. Even though many players are seeing heralds as a joke.

  • Yasai.3549Yasai.3549 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Revenant using the Renegade Espec lets yu brainlessly facetank things.

    If I play a stupid build, I deserve to die.
    If I beat people on a stupid build, I deserve to get away with it.

  • Buran.3796Buran.3796 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Blackrystal.3508 said:
    I want a build for solo boss or story in pve but i don’t know what is the best class for pve

    I would say that this is amongst the best builds you can build for a solo Warrior:

    Is a build focused at mele range with high armor, power and crit damage, some i-frames and decent mobility, which relies in a good timing with the adrenaline attacks and Full Counter to prevent damage, regain health and break defiance bars. But has some disadvantages: no range and stability based on movements means that a bad timing will kill you fast, because lacks blocks and defensive passives.

    I would say that Revenant is better for solo. You have 3 builds which can perform well at that task: pure power Herald has lower damage (specially in AoE), but a lot of mobility and self sustain options, with the best breakers of defiant bars in the game. I think that is faster vs most of hero point champs but can struggle at dealing damage vs some bounties because usually can't attack and defend at the same time. The second option is a condi Herald: is much more tankier and has plenty of AoE damage, but is a bit slowers vs single targets. Again, is a mele build, but can solo fractals and bounties, so is stronger. The third option is using a Renegade with short bow, and you can go condi with either full damage viper (max damage), full trailblazer (damage + tankiness) or power (cavalier + commander) to get less damage but much more damage mitigation, stability and sustain.

    I would say that overall power Renegade would be the best option for most of the players: has both range damage and mele damage, almost permanent protection, stability on demand and a strong set of breakers for defiant bars. But players from the meta will tell you that you should run full viper... But those oftenly struggle to fight a couple of veteran bristleback at the same time...

  • Kanok.3027Kanok.3027 Member ✭✭✭

    Funny this should be brought up. As a way to show that Condi Herald was really good at tanking and killing, I made a video on it. It has me messing up quite a bit, but even with that, didn't get downed once. It's an attrition build, but gets the job done. This was soloing Ezal the Quick in Harathi Hinterlands, probably the hardest of all the Bandit Champions, including the Executioner, which is a legendary (which this build can take on as well).

    I Rev, therefore I am. Don't ruin my favorite class, please and thank you.

  • taara.3217taara.3217 Member
    edited January 16, 2021

    @Kanok.3027 said:
    Ezal the Quick in Harathi Hinterlands, probably the hardest of all the Bandit Champions>

    Ruye the Crimson the hardest for all a-one-man (without Clones, Pets, etc. aggro/tanking creatures) Specs, including Herald.